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Muslim Student Association hosts vigil for New Zealand

Muslim Student Association hosts vigil for New Zealand

Annie Mattea and Donna Sarkar

March 19, 2019

The vigil began with a recitation from the Quran and included various reflections from MSA members, University President Michael Lovell and volunteers from the audience.

Navy ROTC Officer receives national honor

Navy ROTC Officer receives national honor

Bryan Geenen, News Reporter

March 19, 2019

In the Order of Merit, the ranking comes from each ROTC's students academics, physical training, and Naval aptitude.

Jonas Brothers: Still Burning Up?

Jonas Brothers: Still Burning Up?

GM Powell, Ricky Labrada, Bella Lazarski, Maggie Riley, Alex Wagner

March 6, 2019

Thursday marked the debut of the Jonas Brothers' comeback single "Sucker." Here's what our Marquette Radio staff had to say about it: Alex Wagner: “Sucker” is an amazing amalgamation of both Joe and Nick’s vocal talents. It’s incredible to see that a band can break up for basically a deca...

Top Albums This Decade (So Far)

Ricky Labrada, Assistant Music Director

February 27, 2019

Ranking albums is always a difficult task to do as no two people have the same taste on this largely subjective matter. Long gone are the days of "Dark Side of the Moon" and "Abbey Road," instead the age of singles has taken over the music world. But, to say it's all but dead would be wrong. While th...

Business students create self-care box to better mental health for others

Business students create self-care box to better mental health for others

Autumn Hirchert, News Reporter

January 29, 2019

The team, Mae Haggerty, a senior in the College of Business Administration, Issac Feil, senior in the College of Business Administration, Jonathan Constantine, a senior in the College of Health Sciences and Pan Roumeliotis, senior in the College of Arts & Sciences, got together last fall to create ConfIdence.

Marquette’s important role in the Milwaukee Marathon

Marquette’s important role in the Milwaukee Marathon

Joseph Beaird, News Reporter

January 22, 2019

After a year long break, the Milwaukee Marathon was bought by Rugged Races, one of the biggest race and obstacle event companies in the US, and has partnered with Marquette students through the Student-Run Business Program and 1881 Event Productions. 

Top 10 Albums of 2018

Top 10 Albums of 2018

Mackane Vogel, Executive Arts & Entertainment Editor

December 17, 2018

From a summer full of iconic hip-hop albums, to artists who squeezed their albums into the last few weeks of the year, 2018 brought a lot to the table, musically.

‘Big Snow Show 13’ defies expectations

‘Big Snow Show 13’ defies expectations

Ricky Labrada, Assistant Music Director

December 4, 2018

When I saw the headliners this year, I wasn’t as ecstatic as I was for last year's headliners which included Paramore, Foster the People and Phoenix. Instead, I'd be seeing Bishop Briggs, Young the Gian and Bastille. Bastille is a good group, but not someone I’d wait in line for.

New Music Monday: King Myles

Alex Wagner, Assistant Music Director

December 4, 2018

Before Thanksgiving Break, Marquette Radio and Marquette TV had the pleasure of hosting local Milwaukee artist, King Myles, for their New Music Monday program. A local Milwaukee native, Myles been producing music since 2012. Most notably this past fall, Myles and Trashman Shunny produced the song 'Christ...

Wire Weekly: Election Special

Lucie Sullivan, Audio News Director

November 8, 2018

This week's Wire Weekly is a special election recap. WISN Political Analyst Mike Gousha weighs in on how to interpret results and students give their input on what motivated them to get out to the polls this year.

The Bottle Rockets’ Brian Henneman on new album, band’s roots

The Bottle Rockets’ Brian Henneman on new album, band’s roots

Mackane Vogel, Executive A&E Editor

November 3, 2018

Alternative country group The Bottle Rockets will perform at Milwaukee's Shank Hall Nov. 8. Ahead of their arrival in Brew City next week, frontman Brian Henneman offered some insight into the group's new album, "Bit Logic," as well the group's roots. As far as the music writing process goes, Henneman...

New Music Monday – Flat Teeth

Alex Wagner, Assistant Music Director

October 30, 2018

New to the Milwaukee music scene, Flat Teeth, came on to New Music Monday to play songs off their recently released EP 'Winter House'. The band is composed of current and former members of: John the Savage, Twelve Ounce Prophet, Hester Mofet and the Invaders. The EP is a set of six songs, each drawing...